About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s oldest technological research university.
The Institute is especially well-known for its success in the transfer of technology from the laboratory to the marketplace so that new discoveries and inventions benefit human life, protect the environment, and strengthen economic development.
Driven by talented, dedicated, and forward-thinking faculty, Rensselaer has dramatically expanded the research enterprise by leveraging our existing strengths and focusing on five signature research areas: biotechnology and the life sciences; energy and the environment; computational science and engineering; nanotechnology and advanced materials; and media, arts, science, and technology.
QS World University Rankings 2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
QS World University Rankings 2013
QS World University Rankings 2015